The Babes are ready to party at BSI Weekend once again! Tickets for The Daintiest Thing Under A Bonnet Charity Ball go on sale November 22nd at 8AM EST at http://daintiestball2014.bpt.me
The theme this year is noir a la Basil Rathbone!
The Daintiest Thing Under a Bonnet Charity Ball will be held Thursday the 16th of January at 8:00 pm at the Player’s Club (16 Gramercy Park South, New York, 10003).
100% of the proceeds from ticketing and the auction of Sherlockian art, crafts, rare books and pastiches will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. There will also be a quiz, costume competition, raffle, and military-themed Sherlockian toasts.A write-up and photos from last year can be found here: http://bakerstreetbabes.com/event/daintiest-thing-under-a-bonnet-charity-ball/
Tickets are $35 a piece and cover entry and lots of yummy appetizers and hors d’ouerves and a divine goodie bag. There’s a cash bar as well.
Can’t come? Still want to help? We’ll be having an online auction of something very special closer to the date! Also, please feel free to donate by the donate button on our website.
We are seeking donations of Sherlockian goodies for the swag bags! Have something you’d like to contribute? Want to promote something? Please email us at email@example.com!
Also, MAJOR thanks to the amazing Liz Lord who made this poster (as well as last year’s!) Find more of her work at beforemyvoices.deviantart.com
A Man seated reading at a Table in a Lofty Room, ca 1628-1630, Follower of Rembrandt. Via
Thanks to poboh
Cities of a future past by artist and architect Hugh Ferriss, some taken from his 1929 book “The Metropolis of Tomorrow” - Undated/Various